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Public record for 12/12/12 edition

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Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete. The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.  
For information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

Land Transfers

These land transfers were recorded Aug. 20-30 in the office of Carolyn H. Honeycutt, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:
Alene B. Myers to David A. Myers and others. Four tracts in the Sulphur Springs District. Gift.
Laura Leigh Venable to Laura Leigh Venable, trustee of the Elizabeth Lynn Venable Trust. .6311 acre in the Sulphur Springs District. Gift.
Mason Odell Hall and Peggy L. Hall to Daniel N. Edwards and Sabrina K. Edwards. Two tracts in the Sulphur Springs District. $20,000.
Barry S. Foster and Sarita D. Foster to James C. Shelnut, trustee of the James C. Shelnut revocable living trust. One acre in the Fancy Gap District. $77,500.
Robert L. Dehaven and Rachael F. Dehaven to Rachel F. Dehaven. A tract in the Laurel Fork District. Gift.
Robert L. Dehaven and Rachael F. Dehaven to Rachael F. Dehaven. .66 acre in Carroll County. Gift.
Willis H. Huneycutt to Willis H. Huneycutt Jr. A tract in the Laurel Fork District. Gift.
Matt K. Bullins and Amy M. Blowe Bullins to Matt K. Bullins and Amy B. Bullins. A tract in the City of Galax. Gift.
Judy Webb Vass, executor of the estate of Geneva Vass Webb, to William R. Vass and Jeffrey Todd Vass. 1.405 acres in the Laurel Fork District. $387,000.
Frances C. Coker to Timothy L. Bramer and Debra J. Bramer, co-trustees of the Timothy L. Bramer and Debra J. Bramer revocable trust. Two tracts in the Fancy Gap District. $16,400.
Aaron R. Proden and Michelle Proden to Jason C. Simpkins. .443 acre in the City of Galax. $185,000.
Mary Ruth Tate and Richard Lee Tate, attorney in fact, to Gary W. Hundley and Barbara J. Hundley. Two tracts in the Sulphur Springs District. $67,000.
Charles C. Carico to Betty Sue Carico and others. Two tracts in the City of Galax. $39,300.
Herbert F. Brown III and Angela Q. Brown to Charles W. Brickner. 1.348 acres in the Pine Creek District. $85,000.
Keith E. Wooster and Fonda G. Wooster to Lowell T. Bowman Jr. and Kelly L. Bowman. 1.5851 acres in the Laurel Fork District. $15,000.
Michael R. Smythers and Judith S. Smythers to Anthony G. Rife and Dora D. Rife. 6.5997 acres in the Sulphur Springs District. $42,500.
Mark McCann to Samuel H. Tuttle and Deborah B. Tuttle. A lot in the Fancy Gap District. $75,000.
Donna Martin Pope and others to Michael J. Watson and Tracey Watson. Several lots in the Laurel Fork District. $30,000.
Donald Bartlett and Fran Bartlett to Lonnie W. Taylor and Connie W. Taylor. A lot in the Pine Creek District. $10,000.
Roger L. Davis and Doris J. Davis to John R. Renfro and Joan L. Renfro. Two tracts in the Sulphur Springs District. $118,606.
Garry C. Worrell and Brenda H. Worrell to James Allen Williams. .640 acre in the Pipers Gap District. $12,000.
Kevin George Badgett to Jed Stephen Norman and Sara Mitchell Norman and others. Two tracts in the Fancy Gap District. $150,000.
Earl Shaffner to Twin Pond Farm LLC. Two parcels in the Sulphur Springs District. $10.
Mike C. Shaffner to Twin Pond Farm LLC. 14.6925 acres in the Sulphur Springs District. $10.
New River Properties of VA, Inc., to Bobby G. Sizemore and Ruby R. Sizemore and Windy Ridge Enterprises, Inc. .6406 acre in the Sulphur Springs District. $20,000.
H.D. Crowder & Sons, Inc., to Sylvia Swain. Two tracts in the Sulphur Springs District. $22,000.
Lonnie Dale Warner to Thomas Lloyd Huffman and Lorraine Masche Huffman. Two acres in the Laurel Fork District. $35,000.
Cynthia L. Turner to James R. Light and Sandra T. Light. 28 acres in the Laurel Fork District. $132,500.
Gene & Wanda Cox Inc. to Andrew J. Golding and Kelly E. Golding. 5.072 acres in the Pipers Gap District. $16,000.
Marjorie L. Davenport to Barry K. Tester and La Peri Tester. 2.81 acres in the Fancy Gap District. $120,000.
Sarah B. Allen to Jon C. Fleischer and Amber A. Mitchem. .8778 acre in the Laurel Fork District. $64,500.
Gregory Travis King to Robert Asher and Tammi Asher. 1.132 acres in the Fancy Gap District. $34,000.
Robert W. Gardner Jr. and Sandra Gardner Cook to Robert W. Gardner Jr. and Diann S. Gardner. Four parcels in the Pine Creek District. $215,000.
Michael D. Hundley and Ginger Hundley to William W. Humcke Jr. and Audrey R. Humcke. A lot in the Pine Creek District. $15,000.
Earnest Randolph Marshall and Moira Paige Martin Marshall to Ernest R. Miller and Judy M. Miller. Two tracts in the Pine Creek District. $50,000.
Ronnie B. Snow to Joshua L. Crouse and Lorian Crouse. One acre in the Pipers Gap District. $84,800.
James H. Hoke and Gladys S. Hoke to Mark A. Olenik and Gayle C. Olenik. Two tracts in the Fancy Gap District. $219,000.
Evalane D. Hardin by Dale Ray Dickerson, her attorney in fact, and others to Ronald E. Wilson. 13.570 acres in the Laurel Fork District. $40,700.
Evalane D. Hardin by Dale Ray Dickerson, her attorney in fact, and others to My Indian Ridge LLC. Two tracts in the Laurel Fork District. $649,700.

Circuit Court

These sentences were recorded in September in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Ronald Floyd Parks III, guilty of carrying a concealed weapon; sentenced to 12 months in jail, suspended; be on good behavior 12 months; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for six months; pay $247 costs; forfeit weapon for destruction; given credit for time served.
Jerome Anderson, guilty of distribution of a schedule II - accessory before the fact, and conspiracy to distribute a schedule II drug; sentenced to 10 years in jail, 9 are suspended; be on good behavior 10 years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for four years; ay $2,030 costs; pay $80 restitution to the Virginia State Police Drug Investigation Fund; operator’s license suspended 12 months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Ronald Keith Martin Sr., guilty of possession of a firearm by a felon within 10 years; sentenced to 5 years in jail, 2 years and 11 months are suspended; be on good behavior five years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for two years; destruction of weapon; pay $985 costs; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Tamara Lynn Robinson, guilty of felony bad check, second within 90 days; sentenced to three years in jail, suspended; be on good behavior three years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for three years; pay $985 costs; pay $374.52 restitution to Healing Springs Animal Hospital; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Herbert Dean Martin, guilty of possession of a firearm by a felon within 10 years, possession of a firearm while also possessing a schedule II drug, possession of a schedule II drug, possession of precursors to manufacture methamphetamine, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, and manufacturing methamphetamine; sentenced to 22 years in jail and a fine of $10,000, 19 years and 3 months and $10,000 fine suspended; be on good behavior for 22 years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for 10 years; pay costs; operator’s license suspended 24 months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; forfeiture of firearms; given credit for time served.
Lauren Markee Baker, guilty of perjury and driving after suspension, third in 10 years; sentenced to 5 years and 60 days in jail (10 days is a mandatory minimum sentence) and $500 fine, 5 years and 50 days and $400 suspended; be on good behavior 5 years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for three years; pay $1,243 costs; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Marvin Joel Acosta, guilty of petit larceny and attempt to obtain money by fraud; sentenced to six months in jail; pay $1,529 costs; given credit for time served.
Nicole Henderson Armstrong, guilty of distribution of a schedule II drug, conspiracy to distribute a schedule II drug, distribute of a schedule II drug and child abuse or neglect; sentenced to 20 years and 11 months in jail, 20 years suspended; be on good behavior 20 years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for four years; report to the Grayson County Day Reporting Center; cooperation with Department of Social Services; pay $6,205 costs; pay $150 restitution to the Virginia State Police Drug Investigation Fund; operator’s license suspended 18 months; submit DNA sample; destruction of contraband held in investigation; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.
Sarah Lynn Edwards, guilty of forgery of public records; sentenced to five years in jail, suspended; be on good behavior five years; submit to substance abuse screening; waive Fourth Amendment right; supervised probation for three years; cooperate with the Department of Social Services; pay $960 costs; submit DNA sample; prohibited from possessing a firearm; given credit for time served.

Divorces

These divorces were recorded in September in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Courtney Lynn Brown vs. John Junior Brown.
Mabel Diane Blizzard vs. Joshua David Blizzard.
Edwin Wayne Blevins vs. Cheryl Allen Blevins.
Timmy Fred Blevins vs. Cynthia Alice Carper Blevins.
Dawn Marie Gutierrez vs. Gregory Puentez Gutierrez.
Sandra Leona Carico Moxley vs. Darrell Edwin Moxley.
Stacy Dawn Russell vs. William Anthony Russell.
Tammy Marie Ward vs. Charles Gregory Ward.
Angela Carol Patton Worrell vs. Ronald Dean Worrell.

Marriages

These marriage licenses were recorded in September in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:
Timothy Aaron Rich, 26, and Ashley Denise Johnson, 26, both of Fries.
Andrew Mark Burnett, 23, and Amber Brianne Lam, 26, both of Galax.
James Kenneth Savage, 63, Galax, and Sandra Sue McGrady, 62, Sparta, N.C.
Herbert Early Brown III, 38, Galax, and Barbara Lynn Bedwell, 37, Elk Creek.
Todd Wesley Young, 30, Grassy Creek, N.C., and Megan Maria Lawrence, 25, Jefferson, N.C.
Cody Heath Jennings, 23, Galax, and Kayla Marie Carico, 23, Hillsville.
Jose Luis Fuentes Ramos, 34, and Amber Dawn Thomas, 25, both of Winston-Salem, N.C.

District Court

These sentences were recorded in August in the Galax General District Court Office, Galax. Sentences may be appealed:
Rhonda Ann Ousley of Galax, guilty of petit larceny of less than $5 from a person; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; supervised probation for six months; pay $536 costs.
Daniel Lee Smith of Galax, guilty of DWI, first offense; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; unsupervised probation for one year; operator’s license suspended one year; pay $500 fine and $201 costs; attend VASAP.
Ulises Mendez Moreno of Galax, guilty of purchase/possess alcohol; operator’s license suspended six months; pay $500 fine and $81 costs.
Justin Allen Johnson of Galax, guilty of drinking alcohol in public; pay $25 fine and $116 costs.
Brian Paul Kelly of Galax, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $50 fine and $116 costs.
Shane Lawrence Peckron of Galax, guilty of public swearing/intoxication; pay $25 fine and $116 costs.
Dorothy Bowles White of Galax, guilty of drinking alcohol in public; pay $25 fine and $118 costs.
Todd Nichols of Galax, guilty of destruction of property with intent of less than $1,000; sentenced to six months in jail, suspended; unsupervised probation for six months; pay $81 costs.
Rebecca Jean Harris of Fries, guilty of shoplifting/alter merchandise of less than $200; sentenced to 30 days in jail, 20 are suspended; unsupervised probation for one year; pay $250 fine and $211 costs.
Timmy Lane Harris of Vesta, guilty of shoplifting/alter merchandise of less than $200; sentenced to 30 days in jail, 28 are suspended; unsupervised probation for one year.
Richard Dusty Hash of Independence, guilty of DWI, first offense; sentenced to 30 days in jail, 28 are suspended; unsupervised probation for one year; operator’s license suspended one year; pay $250 fine and $333 costs; attend VASAP.
Michael Jose Hunley of Galax, guilty of trespassing after forbidden; sentenced to 90 days in jail, suspended; unsupervised probation for one year; pay $250 fine and $211 costs.
Michael Jose Hunley of Galax, guilty of obstruction of justice without force; sentenced to one year in jail, suspended; pay $100 fine and $140 costs.
Stanley V. Riggins of Woodlawn, guilty of cruelty to animals; unsupervised probation for six months; pay $200 fine and $91 costs.